Members of the Beaumont City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Dec. 16, to appoint William "Bill" Sam to fill the unexpired term of Ward 4 Councilman Jamie Smith, who recently won a bid to serve as Jefferson County District Clerk starting in January 2015.

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Tymecia Walker
Kenyatta Walker

A gun fight between home invaders and an occupant of a residence in Orange left one man dead and another hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds, police in Orange report.

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Members of Civil Air Patrol’s Spindletop Cadet Squadron will once more partner with Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization that recognizes U.S. military veterans who have guarded and preserved America’s freedom, by placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of the fallen during the yearend holiday season.

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The Museum of the Gulf Coast will host its annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 13, in Port Arthur. The event will include holiday arts and crafts, games, carriage rides to Pompeian Villa, a live bird presentation by the Audubon Society, a performance by the Becky Valls Dance Company, an all day art activity with local artist Summer Lydick and holiday refreshments available for purchase.

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Workforce Solutions Board Member Bill Nickum; Workforce Solutions Executive Dire

Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas recognized employers, contractors and business entities for their positive contributions to the workforce system and effective collaboration to provide industry-leading services and support for children, parents and workers in Jefferson, Orange and Hardin counties Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas center in Beaumont.

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